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    • Smith Letter from James Jimmy Cain, 9 Jun 1945

    • Soldiers--Correspondence; World War II--United States; United States. Army--Military life; Homesickness
    • Jimmy really wants to go home. He says he should be allowed to go home because of all he has gone through. His living conditions are better and he gets ice cream three times a week. He talks about planting tobacco and it makes him homesick. His...
    • Smith Letter from James Jimmy Cain, 1 May 1945

    • Soldiers--Correspondence; World War II--United States; United States. Army--Military life; Farming; Weather; Indiana Army Ammunition Plant--Indiana--Charlestown
    • Jimmy talks about his family and asks about Frank's family. He talks about the war ending and people being drafted. He talks about the weather and spring planting. This letter is part of a 37 letter collection written to Frank A. and Dorothy Smith...
    • Korean War Letter from William E Woods to Jesse G Dorsey 23 May 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; United States. Navy--Military life; USS Estes (AGC-12); Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Military training--Damage Control; Correspondence
    • Bill has been in Damage Control school. He thinks it is the best school in the Navy. He has learned how to patch holes from bombs and do some diving. They have been doing lots of drills and he has not had much sleep. They are learning different...
    • Smith Letter from Ernest, 28 Jun 1945

    • Soldiers--Correspondence; World War II--United States; United States Army in World War II. War in the Pacific; Outrigger--Philippines; Trading
    • Ernest is in the Philippines. He talks about his travels while in the service to Hawaii, Guadalcana, New Caledonia, and New Hebrides Islands. He is camped on the beach and it rains alot. The navtives like to trade with the GIs. Ernest would like to...
    • Letter from Ida Mae Beyl to Mr. Dorsey, January 9, 1945.

    • Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Military leaves and furloughs; Military training; Recreation; Aircraft; Christmas; Columbus (Ohio)--Social life and customs--1940-1950
    • The Jesse G. Dorsey Collection of World War II Correspondence consists of correspondence from 348 service members and their relatives, written to Jesse Dorsey during World War II. Mr. Dorsey was the Director of Recreation and Welfare and editor of...
    • Letter from R. E. Amos to Mr. Jesse Dorsey, December 24, 1945.

    • Correspondence; World War, 1939-1945--Occupied territories; Japan--History--Allied occupation, 1945-1952; Christmas; World War, 1939-1945--Military facilities--American--Japan--Sasebo; Halloween; World War, 1939-1945--Casualties
    • The Jesse G. Dorsey Collection of World War II Correspondence consists of correspondence from 348 service members and their relatives, written to Jesse Dorsey during World War II. Mr. Dorsey was the Director of Recreation and Welfare and editor of...
    • Smith Letter from James Jimmy Cain, 8 Apr 1945

    • Soldiers--Correspondence; World War II--United States; United States. Army--Military life; Paris (France)
    • Jimmy got an Easter card via V-mail from Frank and Dorothy. Jimmy's wife has been sick and is getting a garden out. Jimmy is somewhere in France near Paris. He get ice cream and coke there. This letter is part of a 37 letter collection written to...
    • Smith Letter from James Jimmy Cain, 22 May 1945

    • World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--France--Normandy; Soldiers--Correspondence; World War II--United States; United States. Army--Military life;World War, 1939-1945 Campaigns England; Air raids; World War, 1939-1945--Europe--End; Bombs
    • Jimmy talks about how he wants to get back to civilian clothes. He says he can write more about his experiences now that the war is over. He talks about being in England and having bombs dropped close to him with gun fire from the sky at the same...
    • Korean War Letter from Lionel E Dold to Jesse G Dorsey 14 Oct 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Correspondence; Korean War, 1950-1953--War work--Red Cross; West Point (N.Y.)
    • Lionel is in school at West Point. He has been in the hospital for two weeks because of a foot infection. He says the Red Cross provides them magazines, cards, books, and other things. He enjoyed getting the items because he could not get those...
    • Smith Letter from James Jimmy Cain, 4 Jun 1945

    • Soldiers--Correspondence; World War II--United States; United States. Army--Military life; Paris (France); Creil (France); Normandy (France)
    • Jimmy is near Creil, France. He asks about Frank's job at the Powder Plant. He is waiting to go home. He talks about being on the beach heads of France and how rough it was. He gets to visit Paris sometimes. This letter is part of a 37 letter...
    • Smith Letter from James Jimmy Cain, 8 Jul 1945

    • Soldiers--Correspondence; World War II--United States; United States. Army--Military life; Nuremberg (Germany); Prisoner of war
    • Jimmy is near Nuremberg, Germany. He says it is really torn up from all the bombs. He doesn't like Germany. He really wants to go home and stop moving around. He got to see the Glen Miller Band. He is glad Gene Deppy is back home after getting out...
    • Korean War Letter from Delyn R Werner to Jesse G Dorsey 8 Oct 1951

    • Korean War, 1950-1953--United States; Speedometer (Louisville Cement Company employee newsletter); Camp Atterbury (Ind.); United States. Army--Military life;Military education; Correspondence; Indiana University
    • Delyn is writing from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. The first time he received Jesse‚Äôs letters he was in Europe while in combat with an Infantry rifle company. He really appreciates receiving the letters once again from Jesse just...
    • Smith Letter from James Jimmy Cain, 12 Aug 1945

    • Soldiers--Correspondence; World War II--United States; United States. Army--Military life; Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945; Homesickness; France
    • Jimmy wrote this letter to his brother Henry not to Frank and Dorothy. Jimmy is back in France. He is really homesick and is tired of the Army. His wife Edna has a garden but is having trouble getting water. Jimmy saw Elmer Smith in Paris. While in...

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